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I was having the same problem, about twice a day. I installed Little Snitch to see what servers were involved, and I noticed a Dashlane server was one of them. I disabled the Dashlane extension in Safari and it hasn't happened for the last 24 hours.


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It isn't possible for a website to get the MAC address from an iPhone or iPad. For that to work, Apple would have to expose that information through JavaScript. They haven't done that. Don't take my word for it though, try a web search for something like "javascript get ios mac address" and you'll find lots of people asking how to do it and lots of people ...


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Websites in general can't get your MAC address: The MAC address, by TCP/IP standards, is never communicated outside of the local-area network to which it pertains Some websites could theoretically obtain that kind of information via ActiveX, or a Java applet, but neither is available on stock iOS Safari. If anonymity is your concern, there are ...


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I found a way to reset my Safari installation this way: 1) I created a backup of my bookmarks: cp ~/Library/Safari/Bookmarks.plist ~/Desktop/ 2) I deleted some Safari specific files: rm -rf ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.Safari \ ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.Safari.SearchHelper \ ~/Library/Caches/Metadata/Safari \ ...


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Who says you can't download Safari for Windows? Get it directly from the Apple servers. http://appldnld.apple.com/Safari5/041-5487.20120509.INU8B/SafariSetup.exe


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Start by typing in the website into the Safari URL bar "example Gmail". Then at the bottom of the suggestions it'll show you Search for 'gmail' in History. Click that option and then select all and press delete. Worked like a charm for me.


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Try this in Terminal defaults write com.apple.Safari DebugConfirmTossingUnsubmittedFormText -integer -1 Which seems slightly odd, as the opposite is -bool false but that's what "Secrets" shows for the 2 alternatives. http://secrets.blacktree.com/edit?id=2467 ought to be the page with the defaults data for that, but the entire site is coming up 404 today.


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Apple most likely stopped Safari for Windows due to it's small marketshare on Windows and lack of explicit reason to continue it. The browser never had anything special and didn't provide any source of income either. Chrome and Midori both did WebKit on Windows anyway ( at the point of discontinuation ). Nonetheless they still keep up the WebKit Project ...


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That is the point of Private Browsing (Safari's calls it Private Browsing, Chrome calls it Incognito). When you use Private Browsing, Safari shouldn't be saving anything at all. The whole idea is that it leaves no trace.


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I created a script, DeleteSafariTabs.command, and made it executable so I can just double-click the script. This method leaves your history and bookmarks intact, and reliably deletes the previously open tabs. # Most apple apps (if not all) have a file inside of # ~/Saved Application State/ so by deleting that we # get rid of the state of open windows ...


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For those that are really looking for an easy answer, disconnect from local network (Wifi/ ethernet). Open Safari and then force quit it to loose the cache. Then restart safari (it'll try to connect to the suspicious phishing pages but has no cached version. Go to menu -> safari -> reset safari and hit okay on popup to delete all history/ cache/ cookies ...


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Adblock runs against every frame in the page. This is probably not all of your problem, but it is significant, at least it was for me. Switch to ublock and you should see a difference. Read the advanced docs and graduate to the the firewall style usage of this tool, and you will be very pleased.


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Under Safari/Preferences/Security click the last box that states "Internet Plug-ins: Allow Plug-ins" So simple and it worked for me running Safari on 2008 MBP with OX X Yosemite


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I too miss that, I actually use Chrome at the moment, and it was one of the big things I missed. Unfortunately there is no way to recover this behaviour, Safari is a much faster browser option on OS X than Chrome or Firefox at the moment. I choose to use Chrome still, but you might just get used to it...


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deleting it from my bookmarks worked for me. backstory: typing yah for yahoo.com autofilled yahooligans.com (safari 8.0.7 on yosemite 10.10.4). fix: found it deep in a sub menu in the bookmarks folder and erased it. now typing yah fills yahoo.com. woo hoo and thanks!



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